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Common Name: Balloon Flower      Latin Name: Platycodon grandiflorus      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Platycodon grandiflorus

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Category: Perennial
Family: CAMPANULACEAE
Genus: Platycodon
species: grandiflorus
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes: Growth habit: Upright Foliage: Alternate, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, glabrous with glaucous-blue lower surfaces, short petioles, dentate leaf margins, 1 to 3 inches long Flowers: Buds are balloon-shaped and can be popped when squeezed. Flowers are blue, white or pink, saucer-shaped, 2 to 3 inches in diameter, on long peduncles, in July and August Culture: Full sun and well-drained soil Uses: Border, rock garden, cut flower (sear ends of stems with a flame before placing them in water) Propagation: Seed, division Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Coyote Ct, Mason Coyote ct Mason OH
Specimen: 125
Platycodon grandiflorus Platycodon_grandiflora_close.JPG
Platycodon grandiflora
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Platycodon grandiflorus Platycodon_grandiflora_flower.JPG
Platycodon grandiflora
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Platycodon grandiflorus Platycodon_grandiflora_flower_back.JPG
Platycodon grandiflora
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Platycodon grandiflorus Platycodon_grandiflora_flowers_and_leaves.JPG
Platycodon grandiflora
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Platycodon grandiflorus Platycodon_grandiflora_white_flower.JPG
Platycodon grandiflora
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Location: Birmingham (UK) Botanic Gardens Westbourne Road Birmingham B15 3TR
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.467400467736300 Longitude: -1.930563169087180] Specimen: 3534
Platycodon grandiflorus BhxAqllegiaVulgarisStellataGreenApplesFlowers2.JPG
Platycodon, as a baloon
Location: Birmingham, UK
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
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Platycodon flower in bloom
Location: Birmingham, UK
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Location: Queens Botanical Garden
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.750249890000000 Longitude: -73.827086650000000] Specimen: 7219
Location: Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 44.492762300000000 Longitude: -63.916772400000000] Specimen: 12003
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August 2019
Location: Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

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August 2019
Location: Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

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August 2019
Location: Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

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August 2019
Location: Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Location: Halifax Public Gardens, Nova Scotia, Canada Halifax Public Gardens Halifax Nova Scotia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 44.643802300000000 Longitude: -63.581007100000000] Specimen: 12009
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August 2019
Location: Halifax Public Gardens, Nova Scotia, Canada Halifax Public Gardens

Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 46.143200200000000 Longitude: -60.199296600000000] Specimen: 12081
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August 2019
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia

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August 2019
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia

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